December 28, 2016

10 Household Products That Use More Energy Than You Think

When you think of energy guzzlers what’s the first appliance that comes to mind? You’re probably thinking clothes dryers and fridges, which are certainly major culprits. However there are worse offenders out there that you might not suspect. 

Urban residents are rising to the challenge

If agricultural crops in Australia were failing, and farmers were forced choose just one crop species to focus their time and money on, which crop would you pick? Grapes for wine? Avocados? Watermelon?

8 Green Design Tips for Building a Patio

Designing an outdoor patio area for all year use means finding a balance so you can make the most of the summer warmth, but still feel comfortable once winter sets in.

5 Australian Restaurants Embracing Sustainable Food

Even if you choose to only use organic produce and free range meat in your own kitchen, it can be difficult to know what you are getting when you dine out.

Two weeks to enter the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014

Victoria’s sustainability innovators have two weeks until entries close for the  Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014.

Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014 recognise innovators

Providers of eco-friendly goods and services, community sustainability groups, government departments and agencies, small and large businesses, educational institutions and individuals are being urged to enter the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2014 to celebrate the difference they are making to everyday lives.

What makes paint environmentally-preferable?

A lot goes into making the perfect can of paint. With the enormous range of options available, choosing the right one for your project can be a challenge.

Using Hydroponic Growing to Be More Eco-friendly

People are becoming much more aware about the importance of taking care of the environment in recent years. However, we can’t expect everyone to take the same steps as we each have our own unique situation. Given this, it’s critical we develop diverse strategies to better preserve our environment.

Australia’s Methods of Travelling to Work

Australia’s national census has included a question about work travel methods since 1971.

The Rise of Solar Power in Australia

In 2007, just 8,000 rooftop solar PV systems had been installed across Australia. By early 2013, the country had 1 million rooftop systems. But it’s not just a small group of wealthy environmentally-conscious individuals driving the change – research indicates that the rapid uptake of solar PV systems in Australia is thanks to ordinary Australian […]